Scholarships & Awards

Alix Tigerina

Alix Tigerina received Rowland A. Sherrill Religious Studies Outstanding Student Award

As a Religious Studies student, you will be eligible for a variety of scholarships and awards. Whether supporting research in the field, celebrating academic achievement, overcoming barriers, or providing outstanding community service on behalf of women in Indianapolis, the awards below are given annually. Apply every year.

We recognize student awardees in our annual Liberal Arts Celebration of Scholarship recognition ceremony, held late in the spring semester. These awards are the result of many generous contributions to the department dating back to the 1980s.

Undergraduate Scholarships

This award, named for longtime Chair and Professor of Religious Studies, Rowland A. Sherrill, recognizes the best paper in an essay contest on a designated topic in religious studies. Read more.
This award recognizes an outstanding student majoring in Religious Studies. Read more.
This award recognizes a student in her/his first two years as a major or minor in the Department of Religious Studies who shows great academic promise and has contributed to fostering a greater understanding of religious studies on campus and/or the community. Read more.


School of Liberal Arts Scholarships

Religious Studies students may also be eligible for school and campus scholarships and awards. See the School of Liberal Arts Scholarships and Awards for more opportunities.

More Info

Contact department mentor Prof. Kelly Hayes or department chair Professor Rachel Wheeler.